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Wednesday, 18 November 2015

November 18, 2015

National News: Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins lead LWV tour

Arizona: County election highlights growth in early voting | City will ask Ninth Circuit for rehearing of elections case

Arkansas: Commission condenses polling locations for 2016

California: Voter turnout rises in 'all-mail' ballot election | Stanislaus Co. election official not concerned about Measure I complaint

Connecticut: Petitioners gather enough signatures for town meeting on Killingly polling places

Florida: County agrees to borrow $1.65M for new voting system

Georgia: Supervisor cites collusion to commit fraud in DeKalb election

Indiana: How a recount works: 'Minor mistakes matter' | Miami Co. considers reducing number of voting precincts | Buncich pulls Kevin Smith from electoral board

Maine: Secretary of state says special election error was mistake, not fraud

Michigan: Republicans may have to do a deal over changing how you vote | Legislator's resolution calls for Election Day to be a holiday | Saginaw spends $7,500 on wheelchair ramp at city voting site

Mississippi: Elections in limbo likely to be decided by lawmakers | Lawsuit claims more voters on rolls than residents

Montana: County commissioners examine options for polling place at MSU

New Jersey: Democrats seeking recounts

New Mexico: Ortiz stays with secretary of state rather than go to PRC

New York: Lawmakers proposing closing schools on Election day | New federal subpoenas for Suffolk BOE | NY lawmakers look for ways to make voting easier  

North Carolina: Voting law opponent plan to file preliminary injunction against photo ID | Ramseur election settled; Trinity election still pending

Ohio: Messy vote might impact tight races | Election rights advocates subpoena 19 Ohio election boards | Hundreds of ballots to be added to vote count | Holmes taking polling places down to six

Pennsylvania: Nonpartisan coalition calls for more voter access

South Carolina: Low voter turnout in Charleston runoff election | Pickens Co. council alleges mismanagement in elections office

Tennessee: Vols voter task force aims to get all students registered | Halbert files suit against election commission over clerk's race

Texas: Countywide vote centers the way to go in Fort Bend? | Smith Co. to know by mid-December on countywide vote center status

Utah: Orem voter turnout increased by 100 percent

Virginia: Certification process may delay electronic poll book rollout

Washington: Election supervisor's spot is a hot seat and hard to fill